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Bourbon vs. Scotch

August 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm


It’s Greek to Us
1355 Church Street Ext NW
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Title for The Whisky: The Whisky
1: Kilkerran WIP 2nd
2: Deanston 18yr
3: MacLeod's Islay
4: Eagle Rare 10yr
5: Elijah Craig 12yr
6: High West Yippee-Ki-Yay

This or That?

Bourbon or single malt? Why not three of each? Kilkerran single malt is the excellent whisky made at Glengyle Distillery (1872-1925; resurrected by Hedley Wright, the great-great nephew of William Mitchell, the original owner-operator). Deanston 18-yr is an official bottling bought at the distillery in 2019. Macleod’s is the single malt range bottled by Ian Macleod Distillers; let’s try its Islay edition. Eagle Rare is a lovely 10-yr bourbon from Buffalo Trace.

Next, the last bottle of the 12-year edition of Elijah Craig bourbon.  Its current bottling is a no-age-statement version.  High West Yippee-Ki-Yay is a blend of straight ryes. It’s a multi-award winner.

Kender Roman, R&F Continental Dominican Cigar, recommended his Golden Edition cigar. You will receive 3 of them! We’re quite confident that the food, cigar and whisky lineup will afford the partakers an evening to fondly remember. The only thing that we might lack is the pleasure of your good company. So, do join us and bring a friend, because “good whisky is made great when shared among friends”.


The Scotch

KILKERRAN Single Malt / ‘White Label – WIP Series 2nd Release – 2010
Edition’ / 2004 Vintage (6-Yr) / 46% ABV / NCF / OB: Glengyle Dist / Dist
Owner: Mitchell’s Glengyle Ltd (J. & A. Mitchell & Co., Ltd/Hedley
Wright) / Campbeltown Region

DEANSTON Single Malt / 18-Year / ‘Bourbon Cask Finish’ (Limited
Edition) / NAS / 46.3% ABV / NCF / OB / Dist Owner: Burn Stewart
Distillers (Distell Group Ltd) / Highland (Southern)

MacLEOD’s Single Malt Scotch Whisky / ‘Islay – Regional SM Range’ /
NAS / 43% ABV / IB / Dist Owner: Not Stated / Brand Owner: Ian
Macleod and Co. Ltd. (Peter J. Russell & Co.) / Islay


The Bourbon

EAGLE RARE KY Straight Bourbon / 10-Year / 45% ABV (90-Proof) / OB:
Buffalo Trace Dist / Dist Owner: Sazerac Co., Inc. / USA (Frankfort, KY)

ELIJAH CRAIG KY Straight Bourbon / 12-Year / 47% ABV (94-Proof) / OB:
Bernheim Dist / Dist Owner: Heaven Hill Brands (the Shapira family) /
USA (Louisville, KY)

HIGH WEST Straight Rye / ‘Yippee-Ki-Yay Rye’ / NAS (4+ yr) / 46% ABV
(92-Proof) / NCF / Batch #19C22 (Finished in Vermouth & Syrah barrels)
/ OB / Dist Owner: Constellation Brands / USA (Wanship, UT)